A Red Cedar Award Interview

The Red Cedar Award is an annual, young reader’s-choice event given in two categories: fiction and information. Students from across the province of British Columbia take part in deciding the winners.

This is the first time one of my books have been nominated and I’m very excited to be attending the gala awards ceremony on May 7th at the main branch of the Vancouver Public Library. I understand that there will be skits performed based on the shortlisted books.

As part of the pre-voting activities, interviews have been conducted with the authors. Here is the link for the one I did with a grade six student from Pemberton BC:

Red Cedar Award Interview with Dan Bar-el

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Award Nominations for Audrey (cow)!

I am so thrilled to announce that Audrey (cow) has been shortlisted for several awards including:

2015 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award in the Young Adult/Middle Reader category

2014-2015 Red Cedar Book Award in the Fiction category

and

2015-2016 Maine Student Book Award

Thank you to all the selection committees for bringing Audrey into such illustrious groups of books!